Don’t Miss Out on the Early Bird Rate for the CTeL Summit!

Save the date! It’s time for the CTeL Spring Executive Telehealth Summit 10.0. Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 14-Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington, D.C., and get ready for two days of thought-provoking conversations about the future of telemedicine.

Here’s a sampling of what’s on the agenda:

  • The Opioid Epidemic and the Role of Telemedicine. According to the most recent available CDC data, more than 64,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016. Particularly in rural communities, this represents a significant opportunity for expanded use of telemedicine; at the same time, outdated licensure laws and other restrictions are holding it back. How can we work to update laws and regulations, for the benefit of patients and providers alike, amid an epidemic that continues to claim American lives? Our panelists will provide some answers.
  • What Does Net Neutrality Repeal Mean for Telemedicine? In December of 2017, the FCC voted 3-2 to overturn a 2015 decision that officially classified the Internet as a public utility and forbade Internet service providers (ISPs) from censoring or prioritizing content. With polls showing the vast majority of Americans in favor of keeping net neutrality intact, millions contacted the agency before the vote to voice their support for the 2015 rule. Telemedicine advocates spoke out, too, expressing their concern that net neutrality repeal might be a deterrent to the use of telemedicine—particularly in rural communities and smaller practices. What can we expect, and how might we help make sure providers still feel able to use telemedicine? Get the scoop from our expert panelists.
  • Legislative and Regulatory Checkup: What’s Happening in Congress and in the States. The 115th Congress has been a particularly active one when it comes to the introduction of telehealth-related legislation. The states, too, have been busy in this department. What kinds of bills have been introduced, and what are their chances of actually becoming law? Back by popular demand after the previous summit, this session will tell you all you need to know about current telehealth legislation at the state and federal levels, along with pertinent state regulatory board actions, courtesy of CTeL’s policy research team.

You’ll also have access to a variety of other panels and hands-on workshops, with topics ranging from cybersecurity to artificial intelligence. And, since this is our tenth Summit, we all deserve to celebrate a little bit, too. So we’ll be toasting to all that the telehealth community has accomplished, as well as our future work together. Bonus: You can save $500 on the cost of registration by reserving your spot today. Take advantage of the early bird savings while you can!

Click here to visit the Summit website.


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